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Last Minute Nintendo Holiday Deals

With only 11 days until Christmas, some of you may be scrambling to find some last minute video game presents. The good news is that several retailers have some hefty discounts on Nintendo items. If you’re in the market for a new Wii U console, check out GameStop or Target through December 19 for $50 off Wii U bundles. Both retailers should have the Mario Kart 8 bundle, which comes with the game, the two expansions, and a 32GB deluxe Wii U system for $249.99 after the $50 discount.

Normally $299.99 – both Target and GameStop have this bundle for $249.99 through Dec. 19.

If you’re looking for some handheld love, you can visit Walmart.com to score a 2DS for $79.99. If you’d rather have the latest and greatest, Best Buy has the New 3DS XL systems for $25 off ($174.99). The official Nintendo release follows:

Nintendo is in the holiday spirit, offering shoppers great software and hardware deals. If you’re a last minute shopper, do not despair, Nintendo has you covered with the below top seven deals available at notable retailers that you (and your readers) can take advantage of this week!

Well, what are you waiting for? Jump down that warp pipe. 

Best Buy

Dec. 13-19

  • Buy one get the second 40% off on all Nintendo 3DS and Wii U software
    • Limited time only. While supplies last. Discounted item must be of equal or lesser value to the lowest priced item purchased. Cannot be combined with other offers.
  • Save $25 on the New Nintendo 3DS XL system
    • While supplies last. No rain checks.


Dec. 13-19

  • Save $50 on Wii U hardware
  • Save $10 on character Wii U remote controllers
    • While supplies last. No rain checks.


Dec. 13-19

  • Save $50 on Wii U hardware
  • Save $15 on various Wii U and Nintendo 3DS software
    • While supplies last. No rain checks.

Toys R Us

Dec. 13-19

  • Get two amiibo for $22
    • All amiibo single figures. Reg. $10.99-$13.99 ea. Must buy two for offer.


Dec. 7-24

  • Save $20 on the Nintendo 2DS system
    • Online only. While supplies last. No rain checks.

For more information on all the deals, visit the Nintendo holiday website here: http://happyholidays.nintendo.com/deals/ 

Have a safe and happy holiday season!

Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.